West Middle School News

March 20, 2019
March 2019 District Newsletter Released

View External LinkOur Community, TCAPS’ March 2019 district newsletter for this month’s video featuring middle school students sharing their thoughts with Mr. Soma about their journalism and digital media classes. Read about upcoming events, student achievement, early childhood registration, summer programs and so much more.

March 18, 2019
Summer Explorers Club Registration Opens March 26th

Online registration will open for TCAPS’ Summer Explorers Club on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. Explorers Clubs are designed for children, ages 3-12, and will be available at four locations (Cherry Knoll, Eastern, TCAPS Montessori, and Westwoods). Each week will feature different theme-based activities, field trips and/or special guests.

March 18, 2019
Upcoming Board Office Hours—March 21st

The TCAPS Board of Education will host “Office Hours” (formerly known as Coffee Conversations) on March 21, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. at Horizon Books (243 E. Front Street). The new listening session format is intended to offer an opportunity for community members to have one-on-one conversations with board members in an informal setting. 

March 18, 2019
West Senior High School Academic Booster Fundraiser—April 26th

On April 26, 2019, the Traverse City West Senior High School Academic Boosters (WSH) will host a fundraiser at Boone's Long Lake Inn. The dinner event will fund scholarships for Class of 2019 seniors, which will be presented at the school’s Honors Convocation in May.

March 13, 2019
Top SSEP Mission Patch Designs Selected for Launch to the ISS
Out of this world designs incorporate a piece of Traverse City

TCAPS' West Senior High School is pleased to announce that two mission patch designs for the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP) Mission 13 have been selected for transport to the International Space Station (ISS).

March 8, 2019
2019 TC Patriot Game Shirt Design Contest Now Accepting Entries

Entries are now being accepted from TCAPS students for the 2019 TC Patriot Game t-shirt design contest. 

March 8, 2019
Calendar Reminders


  • March 21st - Spring recess begins for students after a full day of school
  • April 1st - School resumes
March 8, 2019
TCAPS Announces Opportunity for Veterans to Receive a Diploma

TCAPS announces the opportunity for Veterans to receive a diploma. 

March 8, 2019
TCAPS Indian/Anishnaabe Education Program Annual Public Meeting—March 11th

The TCAPS Indian/Anishinaabe Education Program will host its Annual Public Meeting on Monday, March 11, 2019, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Traverse City West Middle School (3950 Silver Lake Rd.) in the library.

March 4, 2019
2nd Annual TC West Dodgeball Tournament—March 9th

On Saturday, March 9, 2019, the Traverse City West Senior High School Titan Volleyball Team will host its second annual Dodgeball Tournament at West Middle School (3950 Silver Lake Rd.).